CM announces compensation package for blast victims Directs completion of medical college, DHQ hospital

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Staff Reporter

Peshawar

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mahmood Khan on Friday announced the compensation package for victims of recent bomb blast in district Nowshera and Mardan.
The Chief Minister’s Secretariat has issued a letter to the Home Department to take necessary steps in this regard. Chief Minister announced compensation of Rs 500,000 to be given to heirs of deceased and Rs 200,000 will be given to the each injured.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has directed the quarters concerned to ensure completion of the under construction building of Bacha Khan Medical College and standardization of District Headquarter Hospital Mardan project, in current financial year.
He issued these directives while chairing a meeting regarding development schemes in district Mardan at Chief Minister’s Secretariat, said an official handout issued here Friday.
The meeting was attended by special assistant to CM Riaz Khan, MPAs Iftikhar Mashwani, Malak Shaukat Ali, Abdus Salam, Ameer Farzand and administrative secretaries of departments concerned.
The chief minister said that provincial government would go all out to provide better health facilities to people, adding that all under construction buildings would be made functional for the purpose. He also ordered the authorities to make sure the completion other ongoing development projects in the present financial year so that public could be facilitated.
The meeting was briefed in detail about the progress so far made on different developmental schemes. The meeting was informed that Bacha Khan Medical College was already functional. However, construction work on permanent building for the college was in its final stages.